A GREAT CANADIAN SUPERHERO GIFT! Or MakeUsAnOffer listing for ONE. Few are available; please ask us if you need more than one! 9999 Pure Silver Colored Coin. Includes autographed certificate by the original artist Richard Comely! More than a homegrown comic book hero, Captain Canuck personifies the spirit of Canadians by embodying self-sacrifice, determination, and integrity, and all with a full dose of humility and compassion. This comic book-shaped coin is the ultimate tribute to a Canadian pop-culture icon created in 1975; your coin re-creates elements of Richard Comelys cover art from Captain Canuck No. 1, which introduced a new, uniquely Canadian heroone who fights for justice and peace while wearing the colours of our nations flag! A perfect coin for Captain Canuck comic book fans! Special features: SIGNED COIN CERTIFICATE BY THE ARTIST RICHARD COMELY! A total of 1,500 certificates out of a mintage of 3,500 were signed by the artist! Order today to receive one of the artist signed certificates! COVER ART ON A COMIC BOOK-SHAPED COIN! Your coin is rectangular like a comic book and is a fitting tribute to a Canadian hero and pop-culture icon! MAKING HIS COIN DEBUT! This is Captain Canucks first appearance on a coin! RE-CREATES CAPTAIN CANUCKS 1975 COMIC BOOK COVER! Your coin mimics the cover art of Captain Canuck No. 1, which introduced a new, uniquely Canadian hero to comic book fans! CANADIAN THROUGH AND THROUGH! Both the coin and the packaging feature the art of co-creator Richard Comely! The selective use of colour recreates the vibrant red and white of Captain Canucks iconic suit, which is also a tribute to Canada. JULY 1, 1975: A CANADIAN HERO IS BORN! Your coin is a unique addition to any Canadian history or pop culturethemed collection. INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE: The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Limited to 3,500 coins worldwide! 99.99% PURE SILVER! Design: Utilizing the coins rectangular shape, the reverse mimics the appearance of a comic book specifically the cover of Captain Canuck No. Key elements from the original cover art by Richard Comely are faithfully replicated by combining precision engraving, various frostings and a selective colour application. The focus is primarily on Captain Canuck, who strikes a defiant pose as he stands on rugged terrain, while the yellow sun hangs low in the northern sky. His maple leaf suit is based on the real-life colours of the large Canadian flag engraved behind him, which further emphasizes the characters Canadian roots. The reverse includes the engraved word CANADA above a corner box element bearing the face value 20 DOLLARS; CAPTAIN CANUCK and CAPITAINE CANUCK are engraved on either side of the hero, while the year 2018 is engraved on the land mass below. A laser-engraved maple leaf pattern fills the obverse, which features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Did you know Captain Canuck has had several alter egos and different uniform variations over the yearsincluding his modern-day uniform, complete with armour and electrified nightsticks! But the maple leaf and colours, which mirror Canadas national flag, have been constants since his original suit. As part of a tribute to Canadian superheroes, Canada Post released a Captain Canuck stamp in 1995. Transcending the pages of his comic book, Captain Canuck was also featured in an animated series. Originally created in 1975, Captain Canuck was given life by cartoonist Ron Leishman and author/artist Richard Comely. The comic book’s explosive first issue introduced Tom Evans, the first Captain Canuck, whose superhuman strength and speed were the result of an alien encounter. Soon after, Captain Canuck and his sidekicks Redcoat and Kebec teamed up to battle villains such as the treacherous Blue Fox, the alien Nyro-Ka, and Captain Canucks arch nemesis, Mr. Packaging: Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a graphic beauty box. Weight: 31.56 grams. Diameter: 49.8mm x 28.6mm. LOW MINTAGE: ONLY 3500! Items shown in picture is similar to the actual items for sale. Stock Photo – You may get identical items than the actual items shown. Check out our Other Items. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about this or any of our other auctions! We answer all inquiries. Need more scans or pictures, just ask. We have many other Canadian Gold or Silver coins and cases/COA’s in stock. The item “2018 CANADA $20 CAPTAIN CANUCK Rectangular 1oz. 9999 Silver Coin ARTIST SIGNED” is in sale since Tuesday, April 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “jw-collectibles” and is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Grade: Proof RCM
- Certification: RCM COA